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Mesothelioma patients who live in Illinois have access to quality mesothelioma treatment options in state. Conventional mesothelioma treatments available in Illinois include surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. Beyond these conventional treatments, clinical trials may currently be recruiting pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma patients in Illinois.

We provide a list of top mesothelioma doctors that practice in Illinois as well as the top cancer care centers in the state. A list of local cancer support services has been included as well for your convenience. Learn more about health care options available to you in Illinois here.

01. Statistics

Illinois Mesothelioma Statistics

  • 2,003 mesothelioma deaths (1999 – 2015)
  • 168 asbestosis deaths (1999 – 2015)
  • 2,171 total deaths (1999 – 2015)
02. Cancer Centers

Top Illinois Mesothelioma Cancer Centers

Quality cancer treament services are available at the following mesothelioma cancer centers in Illinois. More detailed information about each cancer center is available by clicking on the appropriate a cancer center detail link.

Illinois Mesothelioma Cancer Clinics

Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Chicago

Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Chicago

Zion, IL 60099
Edward Cancer Center – Naperville

Edward Cancer Center – Naperville

Naperville, IL 60540
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University

Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University

Chicago, IL 60611
Rush University Cancer Center

Rush University Cancer Center

Chicago, IL 60612
The University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center

The University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center

Chicago, IL 60637
03. Doctors

Top Illinois Mesothelioma Doctors

The following mesothelioma doctors are located and practice in the state of Illinois. Click on a specific doctor link to obtain more information about their background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, and office locations.

Illinois Mesothelioma Doctors

Photo of Samuel Armato, M.D.

Samuel Armato, M.D.

Radiologist
Chicago, IL
Photo of Philip D. Bonomi, M.D.

Philip D. Bonomi, M.D.

Medical Oncologist
Chicago, IL
Photo of Traves D. Crabtree, M.D.

Traves D. Crabtree, M.D.

Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Springfield, IL
Photo of Hedy Lee Kindler, M.D.

Hedy Lee Kindler, M.D.

Director of the Mesothelioma Program
Chicago, IL
Photo of Muaiaid Kittaneh, M.D.

Muaiaid Kittaneh, M.D.

Hematologist/Oncologist
Orland Park, IL
Photo of Michael J. Liptay, M.D.

Michael J. Liptay, M.D.

Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Chicago, IL
Photo of Wickii Thambiah Vigneswaran, M.D.

Wickii Thambiah Vigneswaran, M.D.

Thoracic Surgeon
Maywood, IL

It is not uncommon for patients to travel outside of their current states to meet with top oncologists and thoracic surgeons across the country. These mesothelioma experts usually have a particular focus within their practice.

04. Clinical Trials

Mesothelioma Clinical Trials in Illinois

The following clinical trials are in progress or actively recruiting participants in the state of Illinois:

Nivolumab and Ipilimumab in Treating Patients With Rare Tumors


Conditions: Carcinoma, Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Squamous Cell, Adenocarcinoma, Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal, Mesothelioma, Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma, Cholangiocarcinoma, Carcinoma, Basal Cell, Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors, Carcinoid Tumor, Carcinoma, Transitional Cell, Carcinoma, Adenoid Cystic, Teratoma, Adenocarcinoma of Lung, Carcinoma, Neuroendocrine, Pheochromocytoma, Seminoma, Choriocarcinoma, Cystadenocarcinoma, Cystadenocarcinoma, Serous, Carcinoma, Endometrioid, Paraganglioma, Chordoma, Hemangiosarcoma, Fibromatosis, Aggressive, Adenocarcinoma, Mucinous, Trophoblastic Neoplasms, Adenocarcinoma, Clear Cell, Gestational Trophoblastic Disease, Nerve Sheath Neoplasms, Neurofibrosarcoma, Thyroid Neoplasms, Fibroma, Cystadenocarcinoma, Mucinous, Pseudomyxoma Peritonei, Vulvar Neoplasms, Sex Cord-Gonadal Stromal Tumors, Adrenocortical Carcinoma, Carcinoma, Islet Cell, Paget Disease, Extramammary, Adenocarcinoma, Papillary, Carcinoma, Acinar Cell, Adenocarcinoma, Bronchiolo-Alveolar, Mixed Tumor, Mullerian, Neoplasms, Unknown Primary, Carcinoma, Giant Cell

Last Updated: November 21, 2020

Status: Recruiting

Locations:

Integrated Cancer Repository for Cancer Research


Conditions: Neoplasms, Multiple Myeloma, Pancreatic Neoplasms, Esophageal Neoplasms, Endometrial Neoplasms, Thyroid Neoplasms, Mesothelioma, Neuroendocrine Tumors, Salivary Gland Neoplasms, Anus Neoplasms, Gallbladder Neoplasms, Bile Duct Neoplasms, Oropharyngeal Neoplasms, Nasopharyngeal Neoplasms, Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma, Vaginal Neoplasms, Urethral Neoplasms, Laryngeal Neoplasms, Mouth Neoplasms, Adenomatous Polyposis Coli, Colorectal Neoplasms, Hereditary Nonpolyposis, Testicular Neoplasms, Intestinal Neoplasms, Hypopharyngeal Neoplasms, Penile Neoplasms, Ureteral Neoplasms, Neoplasms, Plasma Cell, Peritoneal Neoplasms, Paranasal Sinus Neoplasms, Duodenal Neoplasms, Neoplasms, Unknown Primary, Lip Neoplasms, Thymus Neoplasms, Paraproteinemias

Last Updated: November 10, 2020

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Colorado Springs, CO. Denver, CO. Durango, CO. Lakewood, CO. Littleton, CO. Longmont, CO. Louisville, CO. Parker, CO. Pueblo, CO. Westminster, CO. Daytona Beach, FL. DeLand, FL. Orange City, FL. Palm Coast, FL. Aurora, IL. Moline, IL. Yorkville, IL. Fort Wayne, IN. Indianapolis, IN. Indianapolis, IN. Indianapolis, IN. Kokomo, IN. Council Bluffs, IA. Davenport, IA. Spencer, IA. Waterloo, IA. Overland Park, KS. New Orleans, LA. Portland, ME. Randallstown, MD. Westminster, MD. Holyoke, MA. Ann Arbor, MI. Aitkin, MN. Brainerd, MN. Duluth, MN. Duluth, MN. Fergus Falls, MN. Marshall, MN. Joplin, MO. Kansas City, MO. Kansas City, MO. Kansas City, MO. Liberty, MO. Saint Joseph, MO. Kalispell, MT. Missoula, MT. Hastings, NE. Norfolk, NE. North Platte, NE. O'Neill, NE. Omaha, NE. Omaha, NE. Omaha, NE. Scottsbluff, NE. Glens Falls, NY. Utica, NY. Fayetteville, NC. Fargo, ND. Minot, ND. Pittsburgh, PA. Aberdeen, SD. Mitchell, SD. Sioux Falls, SD. Sioux Falls, SD. Yankton, SD. Yankton, SD. Yankton, SD. Rutland, VT. Fredericksburg, VA. Appleton, WI. Brookfield, WI. Franklin, WI. Mequon, WI. Milwaukee, WI. Oshkosh, WI. Racine, WI. Wauwatosa, WI.

Pembrolizumab With or Without Anetumab Ravtansine in Treating Patients With Mesothelin-Positive Pleural Mesothelioma


Conditions: Mesothelioma

Last Updated: November 7, 2020

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Phoenix, AZ. Scottsdale, AZ. Duarte, CA. La Jolla, CA. Los Angeles, CA. Los Angeles, CA. Newport Beach, CA. Aurora, CO. Jacksonville, FL. Chicago, IL. Chicago, IL. Lexington, KY. Baltimore, MD. Baltimore, MD. Boston, MA. Boston, MA. Rochester, MN. Creve Coeur, MO. Saint Louis, MO. Saint Louis, MO. Saint Peters, MO. Durham, NC. Pittsburgh, PA. Dallas, TX.

Testing the Addition of Targeted Radiation Therapy to Surgery and the Usual Chemotherapy Treatment (Pemetrexed and Cisplatin [or Carboplatin]) for Stage I-IIIA Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma


Conditions: Mesothelioma, Lung Neoplasms

Last Updated: October 5, 2020

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Tampa, FL. Tampa, FL. Tampa, FL. Chicago, IL. Basking Ridge, NJ. Middletown, NJ. Montvale, NJ. Commack, NY. Harrison, NY. New York, NY. Uniondale, NY. Cleveland, OH. Columbus, OH.

Phase 1 Study of INBRX-109 in Subjects With Locally Advanced or Metastatic Solid Tumors Including Sarcomas


Conditions: Adenocarcinoma, Sarcoma, Mesothelioma

Last Updated: September 30, 2020

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Scottsdale, AZ. Duarte, CA. Santa Monica, CA. Aurora, CO. Atlanta, GA. Chicago, IL. Grand Rapids, MI. Houston, TX. San Antonio, TX.

05. Support Services

Find Cancer Support Services in Illinois

The following cancer support services may be of help to you while you are receiving treatment for mesothelioma in Illinois. Support services for mesothelioma patients include patient transport, temporary housing, physical therapy and counseling.

Illinois Treatment Support Services

  • Counseling & Support Groups

    • Wellness House
      (Hinsdale)
      630-323-5150
    • Gilda’s Club Chicago
      (Chicago)
      312-464-9900
    • Living Well
      (Geneva)
      630-262-1111
    • Cancer Wellness Center – Northbrook
      (Northbrook)
      847-509-9595
    • Cancer Support Center
      (Mokena)
      708-478-3529
  • Long-Term Housing

    • Pay-It-Forward House NFP
      (Sycamore)
      815-762-4882
    • IMD Guest House
      (Chicago)
      312-996-1167
    • Carle Guest House
      (Urbana)
      217-722-2624
    • Quincy Hospitality House
      (Quincy)
      217-228-3022
  • Patient Transport

    • Dispatch Medical Transport
      (Springfield)
      217-416-5032
    • A and I Medical Transportation, Inc.
      (Justice)
      708-237-3007
    • Advanced Medical Transport of Central Illinois
      (Peoria)
      800-457-1143
    • SCR Medical Transportation
      (Chicago)
      773-967-6400
  • Physical Therapy

    • Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
      (Chicago)
      312-238-1000
    • Presence Health
      (Chicago)
      877-737-4636
    • InnerStrength Rehabilitation Services for Cancer Patients, Inc.
      (St. Charles)
      630-584-3021
    • CTCA at Midwestern Regional Medical Center
      (Zion)
      800-268-0786
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Mesothelioma patients who live in Illinois have access to quality mesothelioma treatment options in state. Conventional mesothelioma treatments available in Illinois include surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. Beyond these conventional treatments, clinical trials may currently be recruiting pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma patients in Illinois.

We provide a list of top mesothelioma doctors that practice in Illinois as well as the top cancer care centers in the state. A list of local cancer support services has been included as well for your convenience. Learn more about health care options available to you in Illinois here.

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